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Offshore Technology Conference | 2-5 May | NRG Park | Houston, Texas, USA 

Travel & Hotels

Reserve Accommodations at an Official OTC Hotel

Hotel bookings need to be completed through ARES Travel.

When booking hotel arrangements, you have many options, but some can be time consuming and the benefits don’t always pay off. Save time and benefit from additional services when you book through OTC’s housing provider, Experient.

To reserve a hotel room through Experient:
1. Choose a hotel from the official list below
2. Be prepared to put down a credit card guarantee/one night’s deposit
3. Through the registration process, make a hotel reservation online»  

Hotel Cancellation Policy
Room reservations can be cancelled with no penalty until 1800 hours (ET) on 1 April 2016. After this time, hotels will charge a non-refundable 1 night room and tax deposit on all current reservations. If you reserve your hotel after 1 April, the non-refundable 1 night room and tax deposit will be charged as soon as the reservation is received by the hotel.

Failure to check in on your scheduled day of arrival (no-show), will result in forfeiture of your deposit Experient Sealand your room will be released by the hotel.

Note: Experient is the official housing and travel coordinator for OTC. No other hotel/housing provider is authorized to contact you on behalf of OTC. We will vigorously pursue these other companies to prevent unauthorized contact.

View Official OTC Hotel Options

All official OTC hotels have handicap facilities. Review the list of official hotels:

Official OTC Hotels
Hotel Name Single/Double Rate Hotel Shuttle or Taxi
to/from Airport
Distance
from NRG Park
Shuttle Route
(if applicable)
BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT AREA        
Hilton North Houston (Greenspoint)
281-875-2222
USD 220 Complimentary hotel shuttle or $20 taxi 22 miles 8
Houston Airport Marriott
281-443-2310
USD 203 Complimentary hotel shuttle or $23 taxi 27 miles 8
Houston Marriott North (Greenspoint)
281-875-4000
USD 220 Complimentary hotel shuttle or $23 taxi 23 miles 8
Hyatt North Houston
281-249-1234
USD 243/253 Complimentary hotel shuttle 23 miles 8
Park Inn Radisson (Greesnpoint/North)
281-931-0101
USD 185 Complimentary hotel shuttle 23 miles 8
Baymont Inn Suites (Greenspoint Area)
281-820-2101
USD 185 Complimentary hotel shuttle or $20 taxi 22 miles 8
         
DOWNTOWN AREA        
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
832-366-1600
USD 253 $25-55  6 miles 5
Doubletree Downtown Houston
713-759-0202
USD 217 $20-50 8 miles 5
Embassy Suites Downtown
713-739-9100
USD 256 $20-50 7 miles 6
Four Seasons
713-650-1300
USD 304 $20-50 8 miles 6
Hilton Americas
713-739-8000
USD 317 $20-50 7 miles 6
Hotel Icon (Downtown)
713-224-4266
USD 359 $20-50 10 miles 6
Hyatt Regency Houston
713-654-1234
USD 227 $25-50 8 miles 5
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
713-237-1111
USD 388 $25-50 9 miles 6
Magnolia Hotel
713-221-0011
USD 237 $25-50 7 miles 6
Residence Inn Downtown
832-366-1000
USD 253 $25-50 6 miles 5
Springhill Suites Downtown
713-655-0002
USD 253 $25-50 6 miles 5
Westin Houston Downtown
713-228-1520
USD 261 $25-50 8 miles 6
Whitehall
713-739-8800
USD 223 $20-50 7 miles 5
         
ENERGY CORRIDOR AREA        
Embassy Suites (4 night min)
281-531-7300
USD 299 $33-70 21 miles  
Hilton Garden Inn Energy Corridor
281-531-0220
USD 299 $33-70 20 miles 9
Wyndham West Energy Corridor
281-558-5580
(hotel to provide shuttle service)
USD 230 $33-70 22 miles  
         
GALLERIA AREA        
Doubletree Suites by the Galleria
713-961-9000
USD 409 $27-60 8 miles 2
Embassy Suites Galleria
713-626-5444
USD 316 $27-55 8 miles 2
Hilton Houston Post Oak
713-961-9300
USD 256 $27-56 8 miles 3
Hotel Derek (4 night min)
713-961-3000
USD 383 $27-50 8 miles 2
Hotel Indigo
713-621-8988
USD 269 $27-50 8 miles 2
Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria
713-960-0111
USD 259 $27-56 8 miles 3
Hyatt Place Houston Galleria (4 night min)
713-626-7300
USD 319 $27-50 8 miles 2
Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria
832-803-1234
USD 299 $27-50 8 miles  
JW Marriott Houston Galleria
713-961-1500
USD 279 $27-56 8 miles 2
Omni Houston Galleria (3 night minimum)
713-871-8181
USD 299 $27-60 10 miles 3
Sheraton Suites near the Galleria
713-586-2444
USD 398 $27-50 8 miles 3
The Royal Sonesta
713-627-7600
USD 264 $27-50 8 miles 3
Westin Galleria Houston 
713-960-8100
USD 286 $27-50 8 miles 2
         
GREENWAY PLAZA AREA        
Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
713-523-8448
USD 238 $24-60 4 miles 7
Doubletree Greenway Plaza
713-645-3000
USD 318 $24-60 4 miles 7
Four Points by Sheraton Greenway Plaza
713-942-2111
USD 219 $24-60 4 miles 7
         
HOUSTON HOBBY AIRPORT AREA        
Doubletree by Hilton Hobby Airport
713-645-3000
USD 207 Complimentary hotel shuttle 12 miles 10
Houston Marriott at Hobby Airport
713-943-7979
USD 217 Complimentary hotel shuttle 13 miles 10
Springhill Suites Houston Hobby
713-943-1713
USD 229 Complimentary hotel shuttle 12 miles 10
         
MEDICAL CENTER AREA        
Hotel Zaza
713-526-1991
USD 317 $24-50 3 miles 4
Houston Marriott Medical Center
713-796-0080
USD 289 $24-50 2 miles 4
Residence Inn by Marriott Medical Center
713-660-7993
USD 309 $24-50 1 mile 4
Wyndham Medical Center 
713-528-7744
USD 273 $24-50 2 miles 4
         
NRG PARK AREA        
Crowne Plaza Houston NRG Park
713-748-3221
USD 268 $24-60 .5 mile 1
Holiday Inn NRG Park (4 night minimum)
713-790-1900
USD 387 $24-60 .5 mile 1
Springhill Suites NRG Park
713-796-1000
USD 309 $24-60 .5 miles 1

 

OTC Official Hotels Without Shuttle Service to/from NRG Park

PEARLAND AREA      
Comfort Suites Pearland
713-340-1705
(Hotel to provide shuttle service)
USD 221   $27-50    12 miles 

Shuttle Services

Book your hotel arrangements through OTC’s official provider, Experient, and receive complimentary shuttle service to and from NRG Park. Match your hotel above with the corresponding shuttle routes. 

Routes 1-7
  Inbound from Hotels
to NRG Park
Every 20-25 minutes
  Return to Hotels
from NRG Park
Every 25-30 minutes
Monday, 2 May 0700 1100   1500 1830
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 1100   1500 1830
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 1100   1500 1830
Thursday, 5 May 0700 1100   1230 1700

 

Route 8
  Inbound from Hotels
to Park & Rides
Every 30 minutes
  Return to Park & Rides
from NRG Park
Every 30 minutes
Monday, 2 May 0700 1100   1230 1830
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 1100   1230 1830
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 1100   1230 1830
Thursday, 5 May 0700 1100   1230 1700

 

Route 9
  Inbound from Hilton Garden Inn
to Tully Stadium
(Park and Ride location)
  Return to Tully Stadium
for Hilton Garden Inn
from NRG Park
Monday, 2 May 0700 ONLY   1830 ONLY
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 ONLY   1830 ONLY
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 ONLY   1830 ONLY
Thursday, 5 May 0700 ONLY   1700 ONLY

 

Route 10
  Inbound from Hotels
to NRG Park
Every Hour on the Hour
  Return to Hotels
from NRG Park
Every Hour on the Half Hour
Monday, 2 May 0700 1100   1530 1830
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 1100   1530 1830
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 1100   1530 1830
Thursday, 5 May 0700 1100   1230 1630

On-Site and Off-Site Parking Lot Shuttles
  Continuous Loop
Every 10-15 minutes
Monday, 2 May 0700 1900
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 1900
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 1900
Thursday, 5 May 0700 1700

 


Express Shuttle To/From NRG Center and NRG Arena
  Continuous Loop
Every 10-15 minutes
Monday, 2 May 0700 1900
Tuesday, 3 May 0700 1900
Wednesday, 4 May 0700 1900
Thursday, 5 May 0700 1700

OTC Park & Ride Lots - Greenspoint Mall, Traders Village, and Tully Stadium

Houston attendees can take advantage of OTC Park & Ride locations to park off site and enjoy a stress-free, complimentary bus ride using the HOV lane to NRG Park.

Park and Ride Lots at Greenpoint Mall, Traders Village, and Tully Stadium Inbound to NRG Park every 30 minutes
 
Return to lots every 30 minutes
 
Monday-Wednesday, 2-4 0700-1100 1230-1830
 
Thursday, 5 May 0700-1100 1230-1700

METRO

Take METRORail to NRG Park to avoid on-site traffic. METRO offers convenient Park & Ride services from locations throughout the city.

From the Fannin South Park & Ride, hop on the train and ride to the next stop. Then you’re at NRG Park Station – your destination for OTC! Trains run every six minutes. View parking rates and directions.

Airport Transportation by SuperShuttle

OTC attendees receive a discounted fare with SuperShuttle. SuperShuttle ticket counters are located in the baggage claim area of Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and Houston Hobby (HOU) airports. Tickets may also be purchased on-site at the Airport Shuttle Desk in Lobby D of NRG Center. Make your roundtrip reservation online.

SuperShuttle Shared-Ride from IAH is USD 25 one way. SuperShuttle Shared-Ride from HOU is USD 21 one way.

Return Shuttle to the Airport Departs every hour
Monday 1100-1800
Tuesday 1100-1800
Wednesday 1100-1800
Thursday 1000-1800

Advantage Car Rental Discount

Advantage is the official OTC 2016 car rental company and offers a 10% discount to attendees. Click on the link below and enter the promo code CD050D5285 to receive your discount.    

https://www.advantage.com/

10% Discount

Taxi Service

Taxi service between George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and NRG Park is approximately USD 60; service between William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and NRG Park is approximately USD 40. Cab sharing is permitted with a maximum of four passengers per cab. Visit the Houston Visitors site for a list of taxi companies and fare estimates.

NRG Park Parking

If you decide to park at NRG Park, please allow plenty of time for the extra traffic around the area during OTC. Nearby parking fills up quickly. After midmorning, consider exiting on South Main and park in the yellow or green lot. A complimentary tram service is available to take you to the OTC entrance.

The parking fee is USD 12 per entry. Vehicles with permits may leave and return between 0600–1900 hours, Monday–Thursday, but not overnight.

Exhibitors may purchase parking passes at USD 60 each. Passes allows in/out privileges during move-in, show and move-out days.  Exhibitor parking must be purchased through the NRG Park website.  

In addition, NRG Park currently allows Uber to pick up and drop off in the Teal Lot near the Methodist Training Center bubble.  

Handicap Parking
NRG Park has ample handicap parking spaces located in the following lots: Red Lot 4; Orange Lot 10; and Blue Lot 16.

Driving Directions to NRG Park
NRG Park is located within the inner loop of the southern portion of Interstate Loop 610 between Kirby Drive and Fannin Street. 

From the North or Bush (IAH) Airport
Take Hwy. 59 (south) to Hwy. 288 (south)
Take Hwy. 288 (south) and exit Old Spanish Trail or Holly Hall; turn right
Turn left on Fannin or Kirby (if taking Old Spanish Trail)

From the South or Hobby (HOU) Airport
Take I-45 (north) to 610 (west)
Take 610 (west) to Kirby exit; turn right

From the East
Take I-10 (west) to 610 (south)
Take 610 (south) to Kirby exit; turn right

From the West
Take I-10 (east) to 610 (south)
Take 610 (south) to South Main exit; turn left
Turn right on Westridge or Murworth

SP+ Parking for Offshore Technology Conference Near MetroRail

Choose the easy and convenient way of getting to the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference. Beat traffic by parking at a SP+parking location near the METRORail Red Line or METRORail Purple Line and ride the rail to NRG Park

SP+ Parking for Offshore Technology Conference Near MetroRail

Visa Information for International Attendees

Review our visa information when planning your travel to OTC. You can automatically generate an invitation letter to assist with your visa application. Please allow additional time upon arrival in Houston for any necessary passport control procedures.

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